Mohamed Sarwat

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
School of Computing, Informatics, & Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE)
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Office: Brickyard Engineering (BYENG) 404
699 S. Mill Ave., 
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: 480-727-5332



Mohamed Sarwat is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the director of the Data Systems (DataSys) lab at Arizona State University (ASU). Mohamed is also an affiliate member of the Center for Assured and Scalable Data Engineering (CASCADE). Before joining ASU in August 2014, Mohamed obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Minnesota in 2011 and 2014, respectively. His research interest lies in the broad area of data management systems. Mohamed is a recipient of the University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. His research work has been recognized by the “Best Research Paper Award” in the IEEE 16th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2015), the “Best Research Paper Award” in the 12th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2011), and a “Best of Conference” citation in the IEEE 28th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012).

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2014
    Thesis: “Database Systems Support for Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems”
  • M.Sc. – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2011
  • B.Sc. – Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2007

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